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Bond-Prime

Primer to Seal & Stabilise Substrates Overview Flexcrete’s Bond-Prime is a single component, water based, epoxy modified polymeric primer for sealing and stabilising substrates prior to the application of the specialist decorative and protective membranes in the Flexcrete range. Substrates to be treated include: Concrete Mortars and Renders Masonry Polyurethane Foam Phenolic Board Existing paints Plaster… Read more

29 Results in Projects

Enhancing the Façade of a Grade II Listed Residential Property in London

Reconstruction and coating of the building façade Background No. 6 Talbot Square is a multi-storey terraced residential property which, collectively, is valued at over £4 million. It comprises a number of apartments and is Grade II listed, dating back to the Victorian era. The property overlooks Talbot Square, an elegant garden square which is located… Read more

Hygienic Refurbishment at Frýdlant Brewery in Czech Republic

Flexcrete’s hygienic coating used as part of a hygienic refurbishment in beer storage tank Background Frýdlant Brewery is one of the oldest breweries in the Czech Republic with origins dating back to 1381. Known for the production of classic Czech lagers and beers under the Albrecht brand, a major expansion and redevelopment was carried out in 1629… Read more

Hygienic Refurbishment for Ostravar Brewery in Czech Republic

Hygienic refurbishment of the brewing production areas totalling almost 600m² Background Ostravar Brewery has been in operation for over 100 years and now forms part of Staropramen, the second largest brewer in the Czech Republic. The Ostravar plant is a red brick complex combined with plastered surfaces and the primary beers produced in the brewery… Read more

Concrete Repairs and Decorative Protection for External Walls in Wexham

Concrete repairs and anti-carbonation, decorative protection of the external walls of two accommodation blocks. Background Teikyo School is an independent boarding school for male and female students aged between 15-18 years and all students originate from Japan. Founded in 1989, the school is set in 20 acres of rural grounds in Buckinghamshire and the site… Read more

Waterproofing Canopy Roofs at Patmore Estate in South West London

Waterproofing canopy roofs on three social housing blocks. Background The Patmore Estate was originally built in the 1950’s. It comprises 28 red-brick blocks of social housing named after railway engineers, as the estate is sandwiched between the railway lines and the New Covent Garden Wholesale Markets. There are a total of 854 flats on the… Read more

Concrete Repair of Window Cills and Balcony Areas in Leeds

Concrete Repair and Protection of Window Cills, Balcony Areas and Ring Beams Background As part of an overall PFI project extending over three and a half years, large scale social housing refurbishment has been carried out in Leeds. Sustainable communities for Leeds (sc4L) is a group of organisations formed specifically to deliver the project, consisting… Read more

Concrete Repair System for Shudy Camps Water Tower

Concrete repair, protection and decorative coating of reinforced elevations. Background Shudy Camps is a small village located some 12 miles from Cambridge. Standing at 30m high, the reinforced concrete Water Tower dominates the local landscape and can be seen from miles around. Over the years as a result of weathering and carbonation attack, the Water Tower had deteriorated and the… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for RIBA Award Winning Clubhouse

Repair, Waterproofing & Decorative Protection of Concrete & Steel Elements Background The Grade II* listed clubhouse at the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club in Burnham-on-Crouch dates back to 1931. This award-winning building was designed by Joseph Emberton, one of Britain’s most significant architects during the inter-war period and one of the first Englishmen to be considered a modernist architect. Although there was… Read more

External Concrete Protection Required in Demanding Exposure Conditions

3,620m² Durable External Protection for Reinforced Concrete Transmitter Tower Background This Radio and Television (RTV) Transmitter Tower is situated in the Krvavec Mountains in Slovenia’s Kamnik-Savinja Alps. Around 100 metres high and based at an altitude of 1,740 metres, it is the largest and most important Transmitting Centre in Slovenia, supplying the radio and TV network… Read more

Reinstatement of Waterproofing Protection at Grade II Listed Mansion

Waterproofing & Protection of the Parapet & Balustrade Areas Background Originally built in 1723, Sunbury Court is a Grade II* listed Georgian mansion overlooking the River Thames some 14 miles away from London. It was once a Royal Palace and ownership passed from one notable family to another, finally entering the possession of General Bramwell Booth who… Read more

Weatherproof Coating Protects Earthquake Engineering Building

Weatherproof coating applied around ring beams & associated areas. Background The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering was established in Taipai, Taiwan, in 1990 by the National Science Council (NSC) and the National Taiwan University (NTU). Taiwan is located in an area highly susceptible to earthquakes and the biggest in more than a century occurred… Read more

Decorative Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects Cwmbran’s Tallest Building

Anti-carbonation coating applied to two chimneys which extend the height of the building. Background Standing at 210 feet high and visible from miles around, The Tower is Cwmbran’s tallest building and is known as the town’s very own skyscraper. Originally built in the 1960’s, it is a 22-storey high accommodation block which was designed to… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects 1,500m² Concrete Silo Base in Japan

Anti-carbonation coating  protects 1,500m² concrete base. Background This soda ash silo is based at a port in Kawasaki City operated by Toyo-Futo Co. Ltd, one of Japan’s most prominent logistics companies. The silo base is of concrete construction and was built around 40 years ago. The silo contains soda ash, otherwise known as sodium carbonate, a… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection of Soffits and Balconies at Jeremy’s Green

Repair and protection of existing coated concrete on soffits and balconies. Background Jeremy’s Green is a residential housing complex based on the outskirts of Edmonton in Enfield, North London. It comprises of 176 flats, apartments and maisonettes in blocks of two and three storeys. The oldest properties were built in the 1950’s and the concrete… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for MoD Facility

Concrete Repair & Protective Coating Covering an Area Spanning 350m² Background Forthview House is a two-storey office building close to Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge. It is operated by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and staff provide support services to the Royal Navy. Originally built in the 1960’s and covering an area spanning more than 2,000m2,… Read more

Flexcrete’s Waterproofing System Applied on Chester Road Bridge

Cementitious waterproofing and aesthetic finish with Monodex Smooth covering an area spanning over 160m². Background Chester Road Rail Bridge passes the main road near Deansgate Station in Manchester. A prominent landmark in the city centre, the bridge allows trains to enter Deansgate Station which was first opened in 1849. Several regional trains stop at Deansgate… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for External Envelope of Commercial Property

Repair & Protection of Concrete Elements to Combat Carbonation & Water Ingress Background Highland House is a striking art deco style commercial property in the centre of Perth. The external envelope of the building was in dire need of repair and refurbishment, with concrete elements showing large areas of spalling caused by carbonation and water ingress…. Read more

Concrete Repair and Decorative Protection of External Walls in Taiwan

Concrete Repair and protection of 460m² of external walls in corporate colours. Background Taiwan-based USI Corporation specialises in the manufacture, processing and distribution of a wide range of chemical products, including polyethylene resins. The company’s products are used in the manufacture of a wide range of end products, including plastic bags, fishing nets, ropes, artificial… Read more

Concrete Repairs and Anti-Carbonation Protection of River Wall

Concrete repairs and anti-carbonation protection of a 650m stretch of the river wall. Background Following severe flooding in the Devon area in the 1960’s, a flood defence scheme was created in Tiverton in 1967, comprising the construction of a reinforced concrete retaining wall on the east and west bank of the River Exe. The structure remained sound for many years… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection of Malting Plant

Repair & Protection of Reinforced Concrete Beams, Columns, Walls & Ceilings Background The Crisp Malting Group is the UK’s leading privately owned maltster, selling malted cereals to the world’s top brewers, distillers and food producers. The Group operates a total of five malting plants, including Mistley Maltings which is located on the Stour Estuary near to… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects External Walls of Venlaw Building in Glasgow

Decorative and protective coating of pre-cast concrete panels. Background The Venlaw Building is a six-storey office complex based in Bath Street in the Charing Cross area of Glasgow. It forms part of the Elmbank Gardens complex, designed by Richard Seifert and constructed in the early 1970’s. Elmbank Gardens also comprises a 14-storey Premier Inn hotel,… Read more

Hygienic Coating Protects Asian Hospital and Medical Center

Decorative protection with an innovative, non-leaching biostatic hygienic coating. Background Asian Hospital and Medical Center is a 217 bed, private hospital opened in 2002. It has over 900 employees and 160 outsourced staff, all of whom are trained to provide the highest standards of personalised patient care. The facility boasts an ambience that is hotel-like,… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Gives Decorative Protection of Pre-Cast Concrete Facade

Decorative protection for 22,000m² pre-cast concrete facade. Background Originally conceived by Imelda Marcos as Manila’s new entertainment centre, Bay City is situated on 1,500 hectares of reclaimed land just 15 minutes from the domestic and international airports. Nestled at the heart of the area, SoleMare ParkSuites, is a twin tower, 18 storey residential investment by… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Protection for Busy London Hotel

4,415m² of Aggregate Concrete Panels & Columns Repaired & Protected from Carbonation Background Occupying a prominent position adjacent to the Hammersmith Flyover on the main route to central London from Heathrow Airport, the Novotel London West required external refurbishment to prevent further damage from carbonation and to improve aesthetics. Built in the early 1970’s by Cunard, this… Read more

Decorative Anti-Carbonation Coating Makes a Grand Entrance

3,620m² durable, decorative protection required for demanding exposure conditions. Background After nine years exposed to harsh climatic conditions on a mountainside in the outer suburbs of Taipei, the structural concrete and decorative GRP pillar construction at the grand entrance to the school showed serious deterioration. With constant high humidity, cold winter conditions and heavy attack… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for Government Office Building

Extensive Concrete Refurbishment to Protect from Carbonation & Effects of Weathering Background The DWP Building in Wigan required extensive external refurbishment due to the deterioration of the concrete elements caused by carbonation and the general effects of weathering. To meet the Client’s objective of extending the service life of the structure, an EN 1504 certified… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects Nava Group Meat Processing Factory

Decorative weatherproofing and protection from carbonation. Background Originally established in 1976, the Nava Group Spa abattoir is located in the Province of Monza e Brianza in the Lombardy region, some 20km to the north east of Milan. Although the Lombardy region is recognised for its natural beauty, building owners recognise the need to protect structures… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for Three Residential Blocks

Internal & External Refurbishment of Public Housing Stock Background Building on the success of the five year Decent Homes Programme in which 99.6% of the public housing stock was renovated, Northwards Housing required a single source specification for concrete repair and protection works on three residential blocks. The 13 storey blocks at Sanderson Court, Hayden Court… Read more

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Enhancing Public Safety under Reinforced Concrete Bridge with Monodex Smooth

Waterproofing, anti-carbonation and decorative protection of a surface area totalling 1,100m². Background This reinforced concrete bridge is based in Denton, East Manchester. Based at a busy location often congested with traffic, the bridge passes directly under the M67 motorway and comprises a total of eight large reinforced concrete piers. The bridge has pedestrian walkways either side… Read more

Flexcrete Concrete Repair Products Overcome Mountainous Task

With export sales in 65 countries worldwide, Flexcrete’s protective coatings and concrete repair products are specified for refurbishment projects in hostile conditions all around the world. One impressive contract has recently been undertaken in the Krvavec Mountains in Slovenia’s Kamnik-Savinja Alps, where a reinforced concrete Radio and Television (RTV) Transmitter Tower has been renovated using… Read more

Concrete Coatings Restore Sunbury Court

Over the years, Flexcrete products have been used to restore many buildings of historical importance all over the world and in one of our latest heritage projects, a series of products have been used to restore Sunbury Court in Sunbury-on-Thames. Originally built in 1723, Sunbury Court is a Grade II* listed Georgian mansion overlooking the… Read more

Protective Concrete Coatings for Earthquake Engineering Building

Due to their highly elastomeric properties, Flexcrete’s protective membranes are often specified for the refurbishment of buildings and other structures in parts of the world vulnerable to earthquake damage. Taiwan is located in an area susceptible to earthquakes and Flexcrete’s Monodex Smooth coating has been chosen for application to a building owned by an organisation… Read more

Flexcrete’s Anti-Carbonation Coating Rises to the Challenge

Flexcrete has been involved in a major £1 million refurbishment of the tallest building in Cwmbran, Wales. Standing at 210 feet high and visible from miles around, The Tower is Cwmbran’s tallest building and is known as the town’s very own skyscraper. Originally built in the 1960’s, it is a 22-storey high accommodation block which… Read more

Flexcrete’s Anti-Carbonation Coating Excels in Japan

Being able to withstand harsh climatic conditions is one of the major requirements of Flexcrete products and one of our latest projects in Japan highlights the ability of our high performance coatings to provide decorative protection in some of the world’s most demanding environments. Monodex Smooth, a high performance, waterborne, elastomeric coating, was chosen for… Read more

Innovative Concrete Repair Solution for North London Housing Complex

Along with contractor Gunite (Eastern) Ltd, Flexcrete has devised an innovative solution for a complex concrete repair project at a residential housing development for the London Borough of Enfield. Based on the outskirts of Edmonton in Enfield, North London, Jeremy’s Green comprises of 176 flats, apartments and maisonettes in blocks of two and three storeys…. Read more

Flexcrete Concrete Repairs Go Forth

At Flexcrete, we have an excellent track record of providing high performance materials for Ministry of Defence (MoD) refurbishment works and one of our latest projects has involved the renovation of Forthview House, a two-storey MoD office building close to Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge. Staff working at Forthview House provide support services to the Royal… Read more

Decorative Concrete Cover for USI Corporation in Taiwan

With 65 international agents and distributors spread all across the globe, exporting is huge business at Flexcrete and accounts for over 50% of our turnover. We have a thriving export business in Taiwan and our distributor, Parallel Industrial Co., Ltd is involved in a number of prestigious projects. One such project was carried out at… Read more

Floodgates Opened for Flexcrete Concrete Repairs

Following severe flooding in the Devon area in the 1960’s, a flood defence scheme was created in Tiverton in 1967, comprising the construction of a reinforced concrete retaining wall on the east and west bank of the River Exe. The structure remained sound for many years but a survey in 2012 revealed that the concrete… Read more

Damage into the Mist at Malting Plant

Flexcrete has provided a complete repair and protection solution for the Crisp Malting Group – the UK’s leading privately owned maltster which sells malted cereals to the world’s top brewers, distillers and food producers. Repairs were carried out at Mistley Maltings, one of the company’s five malting plants. The plant is operational 24 hours a… Read more

Flexcrete Transformation of Landmark Building in Glasgow

The exterior of a landmark building in Glasgow city centre has been transformed using one of our high performance, waterproof, anti-carbonation coatings. Following trials using a number of different coatings, Monodex Smooth was proposed by structural repair and refurbishment contractor Concrete Repairs Limited (CRL) for the protection and decoration of precast concrete panels on the… Read more